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Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
is next. >>> also, the humanitarian side of the military. why local officials climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of >>> later, helping victims of domestic vi did you know dentures are ten times softer than natural teeth and can be easily scratched? they may also have surface pores, where odor-causing bacteria can grow. that's why dentures require special care. make polident® part of your daily routine. polident's unique microclean formula cleanses gently. it releases antimicrobial agents, including active oxygen, to kill ninety-nine-point-nine percent of odor causing bacteria and reduce plaque. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture, use polident® everyday. this has been medifacts for polident®. >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the
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Oct 18, 2012 11:30am PDT
are gearing up. local performers warming up along with kira klapper who joins us live from candlestick park. >> reporter: it is still early about six hours unlt there is pf excitement going on to be had on and off the field. joe sets up herv campsite as she has since 1987. >> well, i met my husnd in 1960, so that's when i became a 9ers fa husband drive two hours from merced county for this and turn it into a three-day vacation after sunday's crushing loss to the giants they haven't given up hope they say losing is not an option they have their long running rituals. >> we always wear our 49 shirts and put up our decorations. >> reporter: other fans will be treated to the talents of locals. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> reporter: fremont native prepares for her first time singing the national anthem. >> it feels amazing. i love sports, i love the 9ers and i love to sing so it is a great way to marry all of those interests into one. >> reporter: the 9ers noise drum and horn line warms up to get the fans fired up. something tells me that won't take much. the good ws is the fun isn't over yet.
KOFY
Oct 17, 2012 11:30am PDT
help prevent cancer. and then at 5, local firefighters are doing more than just wearing pink for breast cancer awareness month. see what else they are doning to raise money those stories and more today at 4 and 5. >>> the vote is in, palin is out. >> on dancinging with the stars -- on dancing with the stars bristol palin was sent back to alaska. >> voters favred alley. >> eight couples go on the dance floor live next monday at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> before we go, wayne freedman in st. louis for the game just tweeted a picture of lights going on getting dark because of the storm coming. >> i wouldn't doubt if it is rained out, we'll see. >> thanks for joining us. ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare plan that pays for some costs original medicare won't. now they can keep maki
KOFY
Oct 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
wash wad way. >> tourists and locals are preparing for flooding and power outages. in new york city waves are splashing over the sea walls. here's t.j. winick live. >> reporter: good afternoon whether here on the southern tip of new jersey or 150 miles north up in new york city, we are expect to see water rise from 6 to 11 feet. it could have a devastating impact on the east coast. forcasters predict this could be the worst storm in two generations. hurricane sandy is strengthening and heading north. with 50 million in its path. the eye is expect to make landfall late monday night in atlantic city, new jersey but will.i.am pack communites hundreds of miles away. >>> -- >> -- >> this is going to be a big storm, a difficult storm the great thing about america is we all pull together. >> reporter: the real fear is sandy's stor surge, fueled by high winds and a full moon. >> we are talking the ocean coming in causing massive flooding. >> reporter: already a spectacle early monday in cape may, the angry atlantic is the real fear for locals like tom. >> i think it is mostly water. >> repo
KOFY
Oct 24, 2012 11:30am PDT
out rabid fans it brings out bomb squads, bomb sniffing dogs and x-ray months from local, state and federal agencies. >> world series is big going to be alot of people here, different things happening want to make sure san francisco stays say >> reporter: before any truck can go to at&t park it has to pass through an x-ray machine this truck is carrying hot dogs, candy and other concessions for fans. >> we are going to run it through the trucks here do our scanner and see if there is any anomaly. >> reporter: officers are looking for problems, fans are looking for tickets. >> i dove up from l.a. last night -- i drove up from l.a. last night, slept in my truck, they said there was no tickets. >> reporter: he found a scalper and is hoping for the best. >> seemed honest enough. i don't know. i don't know what the frisco crowd is like. >> reporter: he paid $150 each for standing room only. for those who can't afford those prices there's this line they are hoping to watch three innings from the window in the outfield. they insist this is better than the view on tv. >> being here and hear
KOFY
Oct 5, 2012 11:30am PDT
way to acknowledge jobs' profound local impact. >>> union square's newest clothing store is open for business this morning. a japanese store offering apparel in a rainbow of colors it opened before 10:00 on powell street a block south of union square. the new store will have the so-called magic mirror it lows customers try on one jacket and electronically the color to see how it looks in another color. >> fascinating. >>> increasing clouds in the north bay. sunny out there in parts of the bay, as you look towards our high-definition emeryville camera you can see filtered sun. how that will impact the forecast today and the weekend. >>> san francisco's busiest weekend is officially underway. the music is playing in golden gate park, it is gre ron: years ago i made a promise to provide the best for my family, in sickness and in health. carol and i needed help figuring out what's covered by medicare and what's not. so we turned to the same folks we've relied on for health insurance all these years. announcer: ron and carol called anthem blue cross and found an affordable medicare pl
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
should say. weather is next. >>> also, the humanitarian side of the military. why local officials climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of domestic violence. the event going >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight. local officials want you to know that fleet week is more than just an air show. they say step onboard the uss macon island to learn more. this floating city was too busy to visit san francisco during fleet week last year the crew was preparing for a long deployment. but it is back. and the crew is ready to give you a tour. >> it is interesting to see people are great to meet. definitely come out. >> reporter: local dignataries and emergency workers climbed onboard today to meet with military leaders. they are focused o
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. she says supply is fine and gas shouldn't be at record high in california. locally triple a praises are up again since friday from 4.64 in santa rosa to 4.73 in san francisco. winter blend gasoline will be sold early to increase supply. expected to bring down prices. although it could have an impact on pollution. >>> now if you are lacking to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood, we have some tips for you. sgrous to our web site. you will find the best deals in your neighborhood. find the link at the top of our home page. >> number of people in calistoga forced from their homes tomorrow. bomb squad plans to destroy a supply of medical eevter. highly explosive substance found at the calistoga fairground today. now it's too dangerous to transport. bomb squad will december detroit on the spot blow it up. that means 75 or 100 people medley south of the fairgrounds will be evacuated for their safety. should take about 2 hours. no major closures are expected. >>> well san jose fire department mean time is looking for arsonist tonight there have been at least 6 incidents in the area
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Oct 22, 2012 4:30am PDT
state and local issues on the ballot. alameda county will hold a special drive outside the registrar's office. you have to reregister if you moved or changed your name since the last election. >>> record number of san francisco residents have registered to vote. 489,000, about 77% of city residents who are eligible to vote breaking the old record. >>> time for a look at the weather. what were conditions like when you came in? >> wet roads. i didn't get showers who is mike? >> it picks up when i go out of cal cut and started to come into the bay -- in the caldecott and started to come into the bay. golden gate bridge south out of marin where the heaviest rain is now in the north bay all that is going to slide south it is wet in a lot of areas. sue is covering a lot of accidents. you can see around san pablo, richmond across the richmond san rafael bridge,. there's more to the north as we look at last three hours this is going to be heavy north bay event through the morning while the rest of us will be dealing with showers and lighter rain until we get that cold front to swee
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Oct 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
avenue. he died at a local hospital. more details this morning about that nanny accused of killing two children in new york city. she has no criminal history but did recently seek psychiatric help. the children's mother found the two and six-year-old kids stabbed in the bathtub on thursday. they were fully clothed. they died on the way to the hospital. the nanny had also stabbed herself several times. she is still alive, but investigators can't question her yet because of wounds to her neck. >> two teenagers were injured when they were hit by a car while walking along a sonoma street yesterday afternoon. the 14-year-old boys were in the crosswalk when they were struck by a 92-year-old man driving a car. one of the boys suffered a possible skull fracture. the other had minor cuts and bruises. sheriff's deputies say the man did not see the teens. speed and alcohol are not considered factors in that accident. >>> 33 new fire department new recruits in san jose begin training tomorrow. it will be the largest numbers of recruits the city has ever trained at one time. the previous record, 30
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
40s, giants going to wear heavy woolen long sleeve shirts. more details in our local forecast coming up later. >> also, the local connection to the nanny murder case in new york. questions you should be asking if you're about to hire one. >> and a new milestone for bart tonight. taking you through the tunnel under a lake part of the ride to the south bay. stay with us. >>> voters will decide whether to tax sewed why and other beverages if it passes richmond will be the first city to oppose a penny per ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drimpbs. big money pouring into the campaign from outside of the bay area. abc 7 news is at richmond city hall with this battle. mark? >> this is where it started. measure n propose bid a city councilman, a retired doctor, heart specialist said after 30 years, he saw how obesity was taking a toll. he wanted to do something to stop it. studies have shown drinking sugar sweet yend drinks is linked to eeb ease ti in children. and the cardiologist convince aid majority to pult a measure on the november ballot that would tax soda and other sugary drinks
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Oct 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
goes up on monday as the cold front pushes through. monday morning here locally. so it will arrive just in time to mess up the morning commute. here's a look at the system. it's being held back from a ridge of high pressure. with it cold air, breezy conditions. but today it will be mild. we will see the sunshine and we will enjoy a nice day from north to south. numbers in the 40s it start in the sierra nevada. 64 later on with 74 in yosemite. we will be looking at the snow to start by midday monday. and about a foot. snow. the sierra crest, circumstance inches possible about 6,000 feet. of course, this may in packet i-80 and u.s. 50. if you have travel plans, keep that in mine. 72 in the city. nice afternoon through fremont, 73. more sunshine as you head toward livermore at 75. 63 at our coast. numbers really not far from the average. a pleasant afternoon and down by the monterey bay lots of clouds right now. a little fog around and 66 in monterey. and later on this afternoon over into the east bay, stanford today noontime 65 versus cal. notice by 3:00 we are at 70 degrees. so it s
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Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
recommended especially monday and tuesday. here locally, live doppler 7hd showing you career sky -- clear sky across the bay area, and mild temperature. antioch, 67. 60 in san francisco. 60 in san jose. san rafael, mild, 64 degrees. here's a look at the forecast. clear sky tonight. a little patchy valley fog in the north bay. sunny and mile day sunday, and then clouds thicken up on tuesday, leading to chance of rain as we head into halloween on wednesday. you can see the storm track well to the north of us as high pressure has built in and that's exactly where it will stay for at least one more day. so, expect plenty of sunshine for your sunday. plenty of mild temperatures, and that will last until tuesday when that ridge of high pressure starts to break down a bit and the storm front will move in here's a look at the lows tonight. in the north bay, clear sky. mid-to-upper 40s. 50s elsewhere. the highs for your sunday, very nice and mild with 82 for santa rosa, interior east bay, mid-to-low 80s tomorrow. 80 for concord. 73 expected tomorrow for san francisco. may see a little cloudiness d
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Oct 18, 2012 4:30am PDT
embarcadero of a local girl that will take center stage before the game. good morning. >> good morning, eric. jewel hanson is a country singer from fremont, and she will be singing the national anthem at the big game tonight. let's take a listen to her. ♪ she began her career at an early are age performing at church and local theater productions. in 1998 and 2004 she was a national finalnist the colgate country showdown. that's the world's largest country music talent search. and more recently in 2006 jewels was cast as a top ten finalist on nashville star season 4. that's with the host wynonna judd. she spoke about the difficulty of singing the national anthem. >> it's a huge range. you are going from -- it's a big range and if you don't have that range it gets scary. >> jewels has already performed the national anthem for the a's, the giants and the sharks, but her singing tonight is an even bigger deal. she, of course, will check off all the fun and excitement at five. but there's a lot of niners fun to be had before that on our sister tv, coffee tv 20. we will have a pregame show
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Oct 28, 2012 11:35pm EDT
responsibility gets transferred to the local offices. but unfortunately the communication is an important issue that will be debated in the years ahead. but it should be a hurricane watch or warning. it is a hurricane and will be doing damage along new jersey, long island t coast of new england it will be historic. and it will be late tomorrow and into tuesday. it's still not raining in new york city. >> how does this storm rival any other storms you can remember? >> the only one i can remember is the blizzard of 78. it was like that anded the an eye but that was a winter situation that came up. by the time i got home after three or four days, four feet snow. this one because it's autumn, five to ten inches of rain in many areas. so what we have to deal with is the rain then the wind. once the soil gets saturated that's the increasing danger of power outages and trees coming down. one posssive is leaves are down but the roads are going to be slippery in the morning with the leaves down. >> a viewer on twitter wants to know what time the winds will hit in arlington area? >> the winds will
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Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
visibility. but this will cost you. >> the famous local aviateo who rode shotgun today, lucky guy. >>> national aviation hero is helping kick off fleet week. it's touching down after a ride along with blue angels today there is a jet landed in the nork hudson river. captain suly says it's been 32 years since he was in a fighter jet. is six times the normal force of gravity. suddenly, the high onset rate. >> and there is also shared with members of the young eagles program were on hand. >> and there is face book making it years to promote your garage sale or engagement. starting today there is a new feature allowing to you buy what is called a promoted post. and there is increasing the likelihood that your friends will see it. it looks like it will cost 7ss today buy a promoted post. >> something to think with b.. >> yes. >> there is a big announcement in cell phones today there is t-mobile and mcht etro pcs agreed to merge. you may recall at and t tried to merge with t-mobile but there is too much concern koit reduce competition. now, they want to join forces instead. there is t-m
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
local candidates. >> there are gas prices never as high in this state. triple a says the price jumped 18 cents and there is $4:32 on average. one station has clesed temporarily. >> there is a peak dollars to have 10 cents on the gallon. >> officials blame the increase monday's fire and as well as two problems in chevron including fire at the richmond refinery. there is hope officials expect prices to drop in the next couple days now that it's coming back online. >> a new uc berkeley study of pregnant women shows a link between bpa and thigh skproid hormone levels. this raises concerns about the affect of the controversial plastic additive on the fetus. >> this bpa is a chemical found in hard plastics and hard to avoid. researchers say 95% of the population has detectable levels in their bod skbreez animal studies have shown females are better at metabolizing bpa. >> uc berkeley researchers found pregnant women with higher levels have lower levels of an important thyroid hormone. it could hurt their baby boys. >> important thing about looking at levels during pregnancy is that you need
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Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
assigned to work with local police in high crime neighborhoods. police chiefs say they can use the help. patrol is seeking federal funds to help pay for the redeployment. >> two san jose women are are under arrest accused of a monterey shooting. police say a 31-year-old and 30-year-old opened fire on a woman sitting with her husband in a parked car the husband gave a description. two women spotted just blocks away. police say the suspect and victim knew each other but are working on a motive, still. wounds described as nonlife threatening. >> san francisco, police have a person in custody. they're searching for two others following a shooting in a plain-clothed police officer this morning. the officer ended up chasing the vehicle to 23 and bryant streets. >> this is individual yof a mass evacuation that took place this morning around san francisco civic center. >> it wasn't caused by a real emergency. this is a drill involving federal workers from many buildings including city hall, superior court, federal building and ucsf hastings school of law. >> who should take care of san fra
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
tree. >> locals and the town newspaper have come out to photograph the bear. they set a fraph for the animal overnight no word on -- they set a trap for the animal overnight. no word on whether it has been captured. >>> next, red bull -- bloomberg business report is next. >>> home sweet home warriors show off waterfront property where they hope to be playing in five years. >>> local group forms early warning system for neighborhood. >> cranberry cure. why scientists say a popular folk remedy may not work. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! >>> welcome back. mild start, mainly in the 60s a little fog later today the entire state benefiting from a nice warm-up. lighter winds still onshore flow mid and upper 70s from big sur,
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Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
fog pushing locally across the bay to some east bay loks and out over the peninsula. fog with the greatest densitty in the north bay. looking at conditions ahead, we'll look at -- let's try that again. high pressure is a dominant feature in the weather picture, we can see our next storm. starting at 7:00 wednesday after the noon. it will be cloudy. rain to the north. what happens sthau follow a time line that. front sweeps south ward. we'll see first wave the rain developing up in the north bay. then continuing sweeping south ward by 11:00 p.m. is just beginning to reach the east bay. will be a wet overnight period into thursday morning and thursday morning beginning rush hour at 5:00 we'll see lots of wet weather. sunny skies after morning fog nice mild afternoon upper 60s to low 70s around the bay. to our south highs in the 7. here is the accu-weather forecast. interesting forecast ahead with clouds and rain wednesday night. showers continue into thursday morning. drying out, warming up throughout the weekend. warmth just doesn't want to go away for a couple days then comes back
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
offering additional service. we all have this at abc7news.com. >> dan: a local school could have lost a teacher to budget cuts. >> carolyn: michael finney is here to telling you about pro-active parents. >> parents at sunny side elementary were not about to take it lying down so they turned to the internet. up next, she helped save a teachers job and you can too at your school. >> dan: facebook employees deny why dozens of instant millionaires will have to wait >> carolyn: on this age of budget cuts, school education is ongoing challenge in the community. >> now a new tool and it is catching on. >> carolyn: michael finney explains how it works. >> here is the word, crowd cloud funding. social media and communities to get attached. in san francisco a local elementary school is using the technique to raise money after an unexpected financial shortfall. >> this is sunny side elementary in san francisco. like many public schools, there are lessons to be learned here about money. >> dollar, ten dollars. >> navigating the world of money is being learned in this classroom and also in the princ
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Oct 16, 2012 4:30am PDT
francisco and local consumer group have been unable to reap a deal on how much the utility should pay for its negligence. and whether stockholders or ratepayers should foot the bill. consumer group says it should have had a role in picking a mediator. >>> officials check in on a 300 pound black bear refusing to come down from a tree in downtown placerville. it has been in the tree about 60 feet off the ground, sleeping and eating acorns. because it is near a preschool they need to be careful. >> the good news is it has posed zero threat to public safety, at this point, just hanging out the tree. >> locals and the town newspaper have come it to photograph the bear. trap was set up overnight and there's no word on whether that bear has been trapped in that trap. >>> more americans at risk. new trouble at lab at the center of the meningitis outbreak. >>> home sweet home, warriors show off waterfront property where they hope to be playing in few years. >>> local group forms early warning system. >>> cranberry cure. why scientists say popular folk remedy may not work. lysol knows the soft
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Oct 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
wash wad way. >> tourists and locals are preparing for flooding and power outages. in new york city waves are splashing over the sea walls. here's t.j. winick live. >> reporter: good afternoon whether here on the southern tip of new jersey or 150 miles north up in new york city, we are expect to see water rise from 6 to 11 feet. it could have a devastating impact on the east coast. forcasters predict this could be the worst storm in two generations. hurricane sandy is strengthening and heading north. with 50 million in its path. the eye is expect to make landfall late monday night in atlantic city, new jersey but will.i.am pack communites hundreds of miles away. >>> -- >> -- >> this is going to be a big storm, a difficult storm the great thing about america is we all pull together. >> reporter: the real fear is sandy's storm surge, fueled by high winds and a full moon. >> we are talking the ocean coming in causing massive flooding. >> reporter: already a spectacle early monday in cape may, the angry atlantic is the real fear for locals like tom. >> i think it is mostly water. >> rep
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Oct 24, 2012 11:00am PDT
out rabid fans it brings out bomb squads, bomb sniffing dogs and x-ray months from local, state and federal agencies. >> world series is big going to be a lot of people here, different things happening want to make sure san francisco stays say >> reporter: before any truck can go to at&t park it has to pass through an x-ray machine this truck is carrying hot dogs, candy and other concessions for fans. >> we are going to run it through the trucks here do our scanner and see if there is any anomaly. >> reporter: officers are looking for problems, fans are looking for tickets. >> i dove up from l.a. last night -- i drove up from l.a. last night, slept in my truck, they said there was no tickets. >> reporter: he found a scalper and is hoping for the best. >> seemed honest enough. i don't know. i don't know what the frisco crowd is like. >> reporter: he paid $150 each for standing room only. for those who can't afford those prices there's this line they are hoping to watch three innings from the window in the outfield. they insist this is better than the view on tv. >> being here and hea
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Oct 14, 2012 9:00am PDT
team is back in town. you can already feel the spirit spreading across the area. local businesses getting ready for fans and all the profits that they will likely bring. now the giants have been warming up for today's game against st. louis. team members say they feel good. they are happy for the home field advantage and they are counting on a boost from cheering fans. local bars and restaurants like the polo grounds are gearing up for hungry, thirsty customers. they say they need the business to survive flynn this time of year. don't forget about all that gear, giants merchandise, hat, t-shirts, all hot sellers. some team members say it's all about believing in yourself. and the fans say they believe in the giants. >> i'm here from north carolina. we spend money to come see these guys when they come to win. >> it's one of those things we knew we believe in ourselves and we knew we could do it. we had to take it as the cliche goes, one game at a time. we really did. >> the difference will be who can play together, who can stick the closest and who is the better team, not just on t
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
area university. >> and local schools hoping to take a bite out of bullying by centering a new program around lunch breaks. >> there is live doppler 7 and i'll let you know who will see a possibility of showers coming up. >> and we know anything can happen on live tv. you're going to see this show went on after a host fainted on the job. the news continues in one minute. >>> an american fizzit who studied in uc berkeley is the co-winner of the nobel prize in says fizics. and will share a $1.2 million prize with a friend. the two indly developed method odds manage and control fragile quantum states. >> it's a bit over the top. and this is probably in some people's minds i'm probably a lot smarter than i really am. >> and the work could help scientists develop super fast quantum computer autos congratulations autos there are schools taking a different approach to stopping bullying there is four schools kicked off a no one eats alone campaign. there is the story. >> lunchtime can be lonely for some kids. >> and this is ip going to feel sad because i zront no one to sit with. >> it
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Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm PDT
more authorities to cut the budget when lawmakers won't don't act, loosening rules on how local governments can spend state money. >> prop 31 recognizes state government is broken and this is a modest first step towards restoring confidence that state government knows how to spend taxpayer money. >> the trouble opponents have that say they it will be hard to find money for injuries. lawmakers who work on the budget say they're worried about the cop politics and what that might mean"nñxd when disaster triks if another layer is added if cal fire needed $50 million, the state has to find $50 million in cuts or new taxes to offset the expension, lawmakers tend to have long debates over money. >> imagine this happens and you have to call back legislature toñ have a discussion when there is an emergency. >> the impatch iswq unpredictable. many pro visions are untested. if approved changes are considered constitutional amendments and will be difficult to alter later. >> 7 on your side is here now answering questions that you sent to him. this first one from elva who asks we have a so
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
hiked up to 25 miles a day. garcia has been found taken to a local hospital now for evaluation.ñr çoy now in the bay for two sea lion that's need help. >> abc 7 news is live where this is happening. >> this is the res you just included momentszv ago, there is small drama here in san francisco. everyl/y knows sea lion buzz there are are two of themso! entangled in packing material and a team ofç a half dozenym most of theç day trying to rescue them thatt( began around 11:00 this morning and÷ú usually wÑúym see.47t7q÷ú animalsÑ"gñÑig on the dock here. the fact tourist attraction is more than that. one sea lions swam out to seaç and has not returned but the team was more successful with the second and that made it easier, they'll get the plastic off of it. and there is more on that plastic. >> these guys are curious. they know it and get it on like a caller and this stays on. they wear it and grow into it. the lesson is... the part of the reason why they went through this trouble is that we did this. this trash came from people z in the ocean here, there is no doubt we had
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Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
out crowd at&t park. that's where the local kids made a video to cheer him on. lufkin where he was a big baseball star. his parents had little potential for his potential. >> we thought maybe he can get college paid for with the baseball thing. we never dreamed we would be here. >> but they are in comerica park tonight watching their son and son-in-law on the field. every game now the next biggest of his field. >> we look at him and he's just brandon and arizona but everyone else that looks at him, wow, wow, your son is a major league player. wow. >> how do you keep all of that from getting out of control? >> oh, we are just country folk. we don't let that go to our head. >> well, maybe just a little on a special occasion like this. >> that's my boy! >> when darryl belt says "that's my boy" he means it. all of us looked at his 24-year-old son on that stage but in his heart he still sees the one-year-old who could hit the heck out of a baseball. electric detroit, abc7 news. >>> so here is a look at the games ahead. game four today at 5:07. if a game five is necessary, it would be tomo
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Oct 9, 2012 1:05am PDT
. locally triple a praises are up again since friday fro.64 in santa rosa to 4.73 in san francisco. winter blend gasoline will be sold early to increase supply. expected to bring down prices. although it could have an impact on pollution. >>> now if you are lacking to find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood, we have some tips for you. sgrous to our web site. you will find the best deals in your neighborhood. find the link at the top of our home page. >> number of people in calistoga forced from their homes tomorrow. bomb squad destroy a supply of medical eevter. highly explosive substance found at the calistoga fairground today. now it's too dangerous to transport. bomb squad wil on tt blow it up. that means 75 or 100 people medley south of the fairgrounds will be evacuated for their safety. should take about 2 hours. no major closures are expected. >>> well san jose fire department mean time is looking for arsonist tonight there have been at least 6 incidents in the area of downing avenue off south baskin avenue in the past 8 days. fire bug appears to be targeting dumpsters but the fir
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
of state and local government, major lenders and community partners. data from 2007 through 2011 shows one of every seven in the flatlands neighborhoods received a default notice. officials will address the problem to take advantage of the new settlements. they hope to reach 3500 through community outreach and offer services as well as legal and financial help. >>> a's resume division playoff series at the coliseum 6:00 tonight they can't afford to lose another game. they worked out yesterday. each of the next three games is an elimination game. the area announced anderson will be starting tonight. giants in the same do-or-die situation they face the reds in cincinnati today. bailey threw a no-hitter and reds have not been swept at home all season. forget the odds the giants' bats have been asleep at wheel, scoring only two runs in both game one. one mover loss for the giants and it is over. this is the -- one more loss for the giants and it is over. this saturday it turns around. >> go to our facebook page under abc7news.com click on go giants and a's choose your team and post i
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Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
election has local, as well as national issues that everyone should be concerned about, according to this woman, the executive collector of -- executive director of oakland rising. >> we want to make sure people are clear about what is going to be on the ballot and make sure they feel motivated and clear about getting out to vote. >> i'm a local republican volunteer. >> while democrats are walking the districts in oakland, democrats are walking those in contra costa counties. in walnut creek, volunteers are on the phone making sure the republicans know the issues, candidates and get out to vote. the chair of the california republican party said republicans have been energized by the presidential debates. >> i don't know if it was just the debates or the fact it is the last month of election, but we have had a surge sense the first debate. >> becky, the chair of the contra costa republican party, says the phone banks are the tip of the get-out-to-vote effort to vote effort in the county. >> the last two weeks we've walked permanent absentee republican voters and now we are walking wal
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Oct 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
little bit. >>> a local celebrity chef is part of san francisco general hospital's chronic diseases. it looked like a cooking show yesterday. jonathan bloom has the story. >> add to that some chopped celery. >> she's been featured in movies, tv and magazines. but today chef tracy is cooking before a live audience at a hospital. >> put the scallions in there. >> the toughest question in her restaurant may be which wine to pair with dinner, the crowd here is look for answers to a different dilemma. >> how do you eat healthy with only a little bit of money and gas five dollars and you have so many other priorities for the survival of life. >> that's why san francisco general hospital brought in a celebrity chef and pulled away the ribbon on this newly donated demonstration kitchen because now every thursday afternoon the hospital will open its doors to the community and turn it's attention from treating diseases to preventing them. >> diseases like diabetes, obesity, heart disease, kidney disease. the list goes on and on and these are diseases that in large part can be prevented with a
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Oct 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
only as good as the information loaded local crime labs like the one in santa clara county. a new audit shows in gnaw sent people had their dna information entered into the system and meant for criminal suspects. this is where santa clara crime analysts work on dna evidence with hopes of serving crimes. once they created a dna profile they loaded it into a system. >> the purpose is to try to identify the perpetrators of crime. >> but not all profiles are supposed to be up loaded. >> it has to be relevant to the crime, or at least you have to feel it is relevant to the crime and also that it is from the perpetrator. >> here is the problem. a u.s. department of justice audit found the crime lab has shared dna profiles it should not have shared. they looked at 100dna profiles the lab up loaded, and as a result of the audit, 44 profiles had to be removed from the national database. what the final report calls a large number of inappropriate profiles, and we believe the laboratory may have additional ineligible profiles. >> before 2006 we concede that we entered a lot of profiles that we sho
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
will push up against the coastline, and then locally inland during the overnight hours. looking at the current temperature readings -- oh, well, we can't do that yet. right now we have temperature readings -- there they are. temperatures in the low to mid-60s in some inland areas so you can see the mild weather is holding on. slow to cool down, and i'll give you a look at warm to hot weather coming your way by the middle of next week. >> sounds like good baseball weather. the giants take on the st. louis cardinals tomorrow night, game win of the national championship series, and fans of the oorange and black ready for the matchup. here's a preview. >> it's show me the money time here in san francisco. the giants are in town to fight for the national league pennant, and the city's businesses are getting ready to reap in the cash that tens of thousands of fans are expected to spend in the city in the next couple of days. insure. >> the san francisco giants are warming up for sunday's game against st. louse here at at&t park. they're happy for the home field advantage and the boost the gi
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Oct 14, 2012 2:00am PDT
up against the coastline, and then locally inland during the overnight hours. looking at the current temperature readings -- oh, well, we can't do that yet. right now we have temperature readings -- there they are. temperatures in the low to mid-60s in some inland areas so you can see the mild weather is holding on. slow to cool down, and i'll give you a look at warm to hot weather coming your way by the middle of next week. >> sounds like good baseball weather. the giants take on the st. louis cardinals tomorrow night, game win of the national championship series, and fans of the oorange and black ready for the matchup. here's a preview. >> it's show me the money time here in san francisco. the giants are in town to fight for the national league pennant, and the city's businesses are getting ready to reap in the cash that tens of thousands of fans are expected to spend in the city in the next couple of days. insure. >> the san francisco giants are warming up for sunday's game against st. louse here at at&t park. they're happy for the home field advantage and the boost the giants fan
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00am PDT
then at 5, local firefighters are doing more than just wearing pink for breast cancer awareness month. see what else they are doning to raise money those stories and more today at 4 and 5. >>> the vote is in, palin is out. >> on dancinging with the stars -- on dancing with the stars bristol palin was sent back to alaska. >> voters favred alley. >> eight couples go on the dance floor live next monday at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> before we go, wayne freedman in st. louis for the game just tweeted a picture of lights going on getting dark because of the storm coming. >> i wouldn't doubt if it is rained out, we'll see. >> thanks for joining us. >> who wants to be a
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Oct 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
. obama reminded people to follow instructions of local officials before he cancelled a scheduled appears in florida. hurricane sandy forced mitt romney to change his plans for the second time in the last few days. romney campaigned in the state of ohio yesterday instead of virginia as planned. his campaign cancelled appearance for tomorrow in new hampshire. romney telling supporters one stop in ohio, our throughouts and prayers where the -- our thoughts and prayers are with the people who are in harm's way. >>> many fans watching on a jumbotron. thousands watched the world series with other giants' fans and share that sweet victory. others lined restaurants and bars in the city. a lot of celebrating there. now they are ready for the parade which will be this wednesday. the planning started days ago when we were heading in the right direction. i didn't say only two more games until we have the world series. i didn't want to jinx us. >> i know, i said full out, because i wasn't superstitious. >> we'll look at sandy of course what is going to happen wednesday with the parade and trick-or-tr
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
awareness of leukemia and him -- lymphoma. a local woman makes good and won, boats 25,000 others. that's fantastic. >> leigh: great weather this morning for the runners there, and we're starting to get more in the way of high clouds, even low clouds venturing over the bay. let's look at the cam in the east bay. those high clouds making for a terrific sunset right now, but we had some concerns earlier this morning with some pockets of very dense fog, slowing down travel, reduced visibility, and we can seep that see narrow again tomorrow. here's a look at live doppler 7hd, showing you some of those high and mid-level clouds, mainly in the north bay. a littleow cloudiness near the coast. north bay, novato, even into sausolito. high clouds moving in and just a little bit of cloudiness starting to gather near the coast. daly city and the great highway right now showing low cloudiness and a little fog developing there. here's a look at our highs for today. warmed up nice limit 80 was the height for fairfield. 78 in antioch. 66 in san francisco. we have 76 degrees today in gilroy. tempe
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Oct 5, 2012 11:00am PDT
it is a great way to acknowledge jobs' profound local impact. >>> union square's newest clothing store is open for business this morning. a japanese store offering apparel in a rainbow of colors it opened before 10:00 on powell street a block south of union square. the new store will have the so-called magic mirror it lows customers try on one jacket and electronically the color to see how it looks in another color. >> fascinating. >>> increasing clouds in the north bay. sunny out there in parts of the bay, as you look towards our high-definition emeryville camera you can see filtered sun. how that will impact the forecast today and the weekend. >>> san francisco's busiest weekend is officially underway. the music is playing in golden gate park, it is great and it is free. i'm amy hollyfield i'll >>> the busiest weekend of the year is in store for san francisco a million are expected to visit. amy hollyfield joins us live from golden gate park. >> reporter: this is poor man's whiskey performing for a lot of middle school students who were bused in they are jamming out having so m
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Oct 20, 2012 1:05am PDT
to san francisco. the giants' team leaves st. louis at 2:30 in the morning local time. from st. louis, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> and here is a look at the schedule for the giants. game 6 will be played at at&t park on sunday at 4:37. if there is a game 7, there will be a game 7, it will take place here on monday at 5:07. >> we are counting on it. >>> as baseball season nears an end, it looks like hockey will never begin. all games canceled through november 1st, and the likelihood of any season is shrinking fast. nick smith is live in san jose. no fun for the fans, obviously, and no business for merchants who depend on those hockey games. >> a we we are here on busy san pedro street, and it is always popular, but on game day, the bars and the restaurants are packed and over flowing with people who fill seats to watch the sharks play. if they don't play, then they don't have the business. business owners said they won't have the staff. there is a trickle down affect that will be felt by everyone. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it is one of the best venues. >> but so far t
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Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm PDT
morning local time. from st. louis, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> and here is a look at the schedule for the giants. game 6 will be played at at&t park on sunday at 4:37. if there is a game 7, there will be a game 7, it will take place here on monday at 5:07. >> we are counting on it. >>> as baseball season nears an end, it looks like hockey will never begin. all games canceled through november 1st, and the likelihood of any season is shrinking fast. nick smith is live in san jose. no fun for the fans, obviously, and no business for merchants who depend on those hockey games. >> absolutely, dan. we are here on busy san pedro street, and it is always popular, but on game day, the bars and the restaurants are packed and over flowing with people who fill seats to watch the sharks play. if they don't play, then they don't have the business. business owners said they won't have the staff. there is a trickle down affect that will be felt by everyone. >> the shark tank is a great place to go. it is one of the best venues. >> but so far this season it has remained sharkless. the nhl has official
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
really... in style. stay with us. >> in at bc 7 newsroom coming up at 6:00 local police officer who blew the whistle on some comrade skpdz why he claims he was forced to retire for expoding fraud. also getting to the bottom of prop 32, is it about taking money out of politics? or just money from one influential group? the stories and more coming up at 6:00 now back to dan and cheryl. >> thank you. see you then. >> a virginia man putting a halloween spin on a dance from south korea taking the world by storm. ♪ [ music ] . >> he decorated his house with 8500 lights and programmed them to click on and off to the song gangman style. >> and virginia residents are driving t
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
area. i'll have the latest on th local weather and the rain possibility. >> thank you very much. ews is livet moffe field. bay area members of the national guard a headed to help in search and rescue operatns >> re right. five huge car planes have field here carrying 100 personnel. the largest plane that left here is a c 17 globe master. it's carrying two helicopters which are essential to operations. 129 rescue wing of the california international guard is trained for these types of deployments. many of men and women going on this mission have actually taken part in other hurricane air rescue operations so they know what to expect. hours can be long, work can be dangerous, and rewards, amazing. on ha aimilar assignment during hurricane floyd in 1999. >> we had taken people off the top of their houses and we did 12 plus hour days where we'd be at night. picking up people's flashing flashlights. >> the 129th wing is being spent to -- sent to charlotte, north carolina. right now, the international guard personnel don't know how long they'll be deployed. it will depend on where it hits,
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
has ever been put under federal severeship this is enormous event if it happens. >> local teen done everything he can to become an eagle scou scout. but troop leaders denying him the dhoons achieve his dreams. >> i can't believe he's in my arms right now. >> a little girl and her dog with an emotional reunion. days after it was stolen from her. >> and 6-year-old cancer patient who is trying to bring halloween to his friends in the hospital. >> all that coming up. stay with us. later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". is there easy money sitting right in your garage? the simple tips that could add thousands of dollars to the selling price of your used car l. the new memoir about going 7 news reporter lillian explains why this scouts say no and why so many are now fighting on his behalf. >> 17-year-old ryan did everything he was supposed to do to become an eagle scout. he earned the required number of badges and completed the daunting final project just a couple weeks ago. he calls it a tolerance wall which now hangs prom fently at this school. composed of 2 88 tiles ea
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Oct 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
from local dentists. first happened in october 18th when somebody broke into a lockbox and made off with a hundred pound drum of nitrous oxide. it's called laughing gas and used by dentists to calmer in vows patients but also a popular way to get high among teens and young adults. >> kristen: george mitchell is offering to withdraw from the san bruno settlement talks. san bruno council has cuesed them of a conflict of interest because they represented an insurance company involved in the negotiations. they say the california puc picked of him el to mediate without consulting them. >> eric: hurricane sandy is going through the caribbean leaving more than 30 deaths in its wake. you see the ominous skies as sandy approaches. by the time the storm reaches the u.s. it could be much more powerful. katie marzullo is in the storm track. >> reporter: some are calling it franken storm. it's very scary storm ahead of halloween as a category 2 hurricane. it has killed 21 people across the caribbean and 11 people in cuba. you know the bahamas are next. then the east coast of the u.s. is in harm'
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm PDT
coast and pushing locally over the bay. mainly clear skies now and mild conditions. 64 across the bay in oakland. this are the features, it will be turning sunny and mild tomorrow, rain begins sunday night. we can have a stretch of wet weather starting sunday night and going into the middle of the week. satellite images shows a frontal system north now. clear skies for us. mainly clear skies. setting maps into motion as we move into sunday. you can see clouds getting closer and closer. rain developing here point bay area by sunday evening into sunday night. looks like a wet commute monday morning. the front continues to sweep through. let's close in on that. we do have a winter storm watch in effect for much of the sierra. up to six inches above 6,000 feet. this may impact travel on interstate 880. tonight partly cloudy skies. mild conditions. lows will be into upper 50s to around 60 degrees, then looking to tomorrow mainly sunny skies, highs fromd-60s tos like over into the east bay. 75 in livermore. near monterey bay, mid-70s inland. here is the accu-weather forecast. after sunny, m
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Oct 23, 2012 4:00pm PDT
this evening. there could be some locally heavy down pours. temperatures raininging from mid-50s to low 60s early tomorrow morning, showers continue. showers likely early morning readings 44-52. tomorrow afternoon, areas of sun. clouds, and a chance of showers into afternoon hours tomorrow, high temperatures ranging from about 58 at the coast to 64 inland. how will this affect day one of the world series? take a look at that in the accu-weather forecast. a little later. >> thank you. >> in vallejo, police hope that a $10,000 cash reward will help bring in more clues to help them solve a horrific case they're calling a quadruple murder. >> the 28-year-old was pregnant with twins when she was shot to death along with her fiancee. it happened at their home, police say two men were seen running away and jones and mills were the intended target. >> this is the worst pain imaginable. no parent, no mother, no father should ever have to experience what we're experiencing here today. >> police have set up this anonymous tip line, 1-800-488-9383. >> take a look at this, alameda county sheriff
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Oct 25, 2012 1:05am PDT
. since it is our local team we have become a fan. >> clarissa with her great work and her back dwrownd in softball and -- background in softball and in sports she would be a perfect person to enjoy this once in a lifetime opportunity. >> her favorite player is buster posey. she is hoping she gets to meet him and score some autographs. she also gets to see the game. >> once i get up there i will probably feel the pressure of everyone watching me. it will be nerve-wracking. i will still go out there. >> become hopes to become a computer engineer for google and a giants ticket holder. leslie brinkley, abc7 news. >> what an experience. >> good for her. it will be fun to ouch what. >>> from baseball to skiing, you could be on the slopes this weekend. >> the mountain resorts have enough to open on friday. it will be the first to open this season. >> they got 30 inches this week and another 6 inches this morning. >> here is sandhya patel with the forecast. >> n early taste of winter there in the sierra nevada. let's look at live doppler hd. a lot of cloud cover out there and leftover
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Oct 31, 2012 11:00am PDT
, dignataries, local politicians, broadcasters, ownership will be moving through and the last people that will move through will be the ball players themselves. >> we are at first and market now about as far as the parade has moved that's where abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is now. >> reporter: terry might have big names where he is, but we have big fans here. take a look at the sea of orange and black that has lined market. the depth of people is endless. right now they are watching the front office staff and their families go by. pretty much anyone in black and orange is getting some cheering today. he got here 5 a.m.. >> yeah, [ inaudible ] [ screaming ] >> reporter: what about this guy here? >> proud of the giants, proud of the city. have a good time, be safe, love the giants. >> reporter: putting his money where his mouth is. the fans aren't only on the street they go several stories up. we'll try to get you a shot here. folks who live and work in this building have good advantage points maybe as high as sky 7. here at market and first with a great group of fans and a lot of
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